"I chose FIT because inspiration is all around campus! All the original work that we the students create can be seen walking down the halls, in the museum, in the ever-changing exhibits in the Pomerantz Lobby, and even walking down the sidewalk! Inspiration breeds inspiration here!"
Production Management '14
"Coming from El Salvador, my dream was to study Communications Design in New York City, the hub of creativity, even if it meant doing it all on my own. I chose FIT because of its accessibility and the opportunity it gave me to afford to go to college on my own."
- Patrick Obando Polio,
Communications Design '14
"I chose FIT because it's New York's "Fashion Institute"! I wanted to immerse myself in fashion, illustration, and costume design and through FIT's classes and the endless internship opportunities available in the city that's exactly what I did."
- Brooke Hagel,
Fashion Design '03
Founder, Brooke Hagel Illustrations
"I decided I wanted to go back to school to learn about aspects of the industry that I love but never had time to explore. FIT offered courses that covered areas I had the least exposure to on a daily basis, such as hands-on design and garment construction. I am also an education fanatic and crave knowledge by nature!" Read More
- Shelley Sarmiento,
Center for Professional Studies '10
Founder, Little White Fashion Truck
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